Anne Karing

Anne Karing is a PhD candidate at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research is in development and behavioral economics, with a focus on social influence. Prior to Berkeley, she worked with Innovations for Poverty Action and the Centre for the Study of African Economies in Kenya, Sierra Leone and Uganda. Anne holds a B.A. and M.Phil. in Economics from the University of Oxford.

Content by Anne Karing
  • Project

    Strengthening state capacity in health: Building demand for government services and accurate data on utilisation.

    Ebola deterred Sierra Leoneans from accessing healthcare and undermined citizens’ trust in government services. The number of children vaccinated with Pentavalent 3 declined by 17% (Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) Sierra Leone, UNICEF, 2015). The Government of Sierra Leone, together with development partners is heavily investing in strengthening health services...

    9 Jan 2017 | Anne Karing

  • Publication - Project Memo

    Health insurance engagement in Sierra Leone (Project Memo)

    9 Feb 2016 | Rachel Glennerster, Anne Karing, Pankaj Verma

  • Project

    Health insurance engagement

    Sierra Leone’s health sector has significantly underperformed since the end of the civil war The Government solicited advice from IGC to help design a social health insurance scheme for the informal sector Researchers worked with the Directorate of Policy, Planning and Information (DPPI) providing input on the design of the insurance plan The Sierra...

    24 Apr 2015 | Rachel Glennerster, Anne Karing, Pankaj Verma